The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 121 149 153
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 48 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.51% 0.62% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.65% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 6
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £46,500 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Front-End Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2981 3536 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.51% 95.10% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2328 2011
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +27 32 £34,000 -2.85% 9
Glasgow +7 13 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Stirling - 6 £45,000 -
Dundee - 1 £42,500 - 1
Front-End Developer
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 94 (95.92%) HTML
1 94 (95.92%) CSS
2 93 (94.90%) JavaScript
3 52 (53.06%) HTML5
4 46 (46.94%) jQuery
5 42 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (37.76%) CSS3
7 30 (30.61%) AngularJS
8 24 (24.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 23 (23.47%) Finance
10 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
11 21 (21.43%) MVC
12 19 (19.39%) Sass
12 19 (19.39%) User Experience
13 18 (18.37%) CMS
13 18 (18.37%) Node.js
14 17 (17.35%) Backbone.js
15 15 (15.31%) RESTful
16 14 (14.29%) Ajax
16 14 (14.29%) Scrum
16 14 (14.29%) Adobe
16 14 (14.29%) LESS
17 13 (13.27%) Content Management
17 13 (13.27%) DOM
18 12 (12.24%) XHTML
18 12 (12.24%) TDD
19 11 (11.22%) PHP
19 11 (11.22%) Web Development
19 11 (11.22%) Magento
19 11 (11.22%) Underscore.js

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (18.37%) CMS
1 18 (18.37%) Node.js
2 5 (5.10%) WordPress
3 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.08%) IIS
3 4 (4.08%) Apache
4 3 (3.06%) Drupal
5 2 (2.04%) SilverStripe
6 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Photoshop
1 5 (5.10%) InDesign
2 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.04%) GIMP
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Magento
2 2 (2.04%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.04%) GitHub
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) MySQL
1 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.02%) Pentaho
2 1 (1.02%) Big Data
2 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.18%) Subversion
3 5 (5.10%) Jasmine
4 4 (4.08%) JIRA
4 4 (4.08%) Selenium
5 3 (3.06%) Grunt
6 2 (2.04%) PhantomJS
6 2 (2.04%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.04%) QUnit
7 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (23.47%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Publishing
2 10 (10.20%) Marketing
3 8 (8.16%) Banking
4 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.08%) Retail
6 3 (3.06%) Games
7 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (95.92%) HTML
1 94 (95.92%) CSS
2 52 (53.06%) HTML5
3 46 (46.94%) jQuery
4 37 (37.76%) CSS3
5 30 (30.61%) AngularJS
6 24 (24.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (19.39%) Sass
8 17 (17.35%) Backbone.js
9 15 (15.31%) RESTful
10 14 (14.29%) LESS
10 14 (14.29%) Ajax
11 13 (13.27%) DOM
12 12 (12.24%) XHTML
13 11 (11.22%) Underscore.js
14 10 (10.20%) JSP
15 9 (9.18%) .NET
15 9 (9.18%) XML
16 8 (8.16%) React
17 7 (7.14%) Marionette.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) User Experience
2 5 (5.10%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.06%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.02%) Xbox
4 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.12%) Linux
2 3 (3.06%) UNIX
3 1 (1.02%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.43%) MVC
3 14 (14.29%) Scrum
4 13 (13.27%) Content Management
5 12 (12.24%) TDD
6 11 (11.22%) Web Development
7 10 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (9.18%) Unit Testing
8 9 (9.18%) Web Design
8 9 (9.18%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.10%) Project Management
10 4 (4.08%) Open Source
10 4 (4.08%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.06%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (3.06%) OO
12 2 (2.04%) CRM
12 2 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (2.04%) SEO
12 2 (2.04%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (2.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (94.90%) JavaScript
2 11 (11.22%) PHP
3 5 (5.10%) Java
4 4 (4.08%) C#
5 3 (3.06%) Python
5 3 (3.06%) Ruby
6 2 (2.04%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (2.04%) SQL
6 2 (2.04%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Puppet
1 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Adobe
2 8 (8.16%) Quark
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.10%) Zend
4 1 (1.02%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.02%) Google
4 1 (1.02%) NetSuite
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